Tech Talk: SDN with Network White Boxes from FlowForwarding.Org

For this event we will be hosting Shivaram Mysore, Community Director, FlowForwarding.Org


FlowForwarding.Org, a community dedicated to provide open source implementations of standards related to Open Network Foundation such as OpenFlow that can run on commoditized Network White boxes.  All implementations are released under commercial friendly Apache 2 license.

To-date, FlowForwarding provides implementations from Switch (LINC) to Control Plane (Loom) and Applications (Tapestry).  This talk focuses on:

• What is FlowForwarding?
• LINC Switch and how to use and deploy (Mininet, hardware)
• Use Cases – Demos

Please drop us an email ([masked]) or on comment section if you have specific questions that need answers.

About Shivaram Mysore

Shivaram is a serial entrepreneur and has over 15 years of experience in design and development of technology products. He has contributed significantly to over 25 revenue-generating products. His expertise ranges from strong authentication, XML, Web Services, and networking to security. He has contributed significantly to various security-related standards at W3C, ANSI, and ISO and in networking-related standards at Open Networking Foundation. He is an inventor or co-inventor in six patents. Previously, he worked at Sun Microsystems and Microsoft. Shivaram holds a Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Bangalore University and a Masters in Computer Science from Oklahoma City University. Shivaram currently serves as the technical strategist at Infoblox.

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  • Vikram D.

    This event was not recorded. The slides will be posted soon at

    November 25, 2013

  • Jayram A D.

    Hello , Do we have a recording for this event ? THanks.

    November 21, 2013

  • Ferdinand

    Thanks for presenting Shivaram

    November 21, 2013

  • Anil J.

    I was on waitlist until the last hour and didn't see the confirmation email until too late. Anyone planning to post the highlights of what was presented/discussed?

    1 · November 21, 2013

  • Vikram D.

    Thanks to Shivaram Mysore for showing us the strengths of user space switch LINC and the ecosystem.

    Thanks to all the volunteers who helped us in organizing this.

    November 21, 2013

  • Kannan

    Is this event going to be streamed live?

    November 20, 2013

    • Vikram D.

      No some last minute tech issues so no video recording or streaming today.

      November 20, 2013

  • Kishore K.

    Really interested in this event, but unfortunately something came up and I can't make it. It'd be great if there was a video recording of the discussion. Have fun guys! Hopefully I can make it to the next event.

    November 20, 2013

  • Tejas B.

    Hello everyone,
    We are looking for some volunteers to help us during this event. If you are interested in volunteering and can come a little early (5:00 pm) on the day of the event or can stay little late after the event,
    please send us an email at [masked]

    Cheers and looking forward!!

    November 16, 2013

    • Neil H.

      Sure I can be there early. Cheers Neil

      1 · November 18, 2013

    • Tejas B.

      Thanks and appreciate Neil! Will see you at 5p at the venue.

      November 19, 2013

  • sanjay

    Hello Everyone,

    Looking forward to meeting software and marketing folks who are interested in whitebox based open / programmable switches and network elements.


    November 17, 2013

  • Manoj K.


    October 19, 2013

  • Roger R.

    Looking forward to meeting others in the SDN space.

    October 19, 2013

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